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Breaking Bad: The Second Coming of Abel Ferrara

By Luke Walker

The decadent director of Bad Lieutenant and King of New York was brought down by his own dark habits. Now he's a year sober and shooting a hot new film. MORE  

The Amazing Story of Lost in Woonsocket

By Luke Walker

The director of an addiction documentary airing this weekend tells The Fix how it changed his life. MORE  

Chicken Nugget "Addict" in Peril

By Luke Walker

A 17-year-old girl who's eaten chicken nuggets almost exclusively since the age of two is rushed to hospital. MORE  

New Law May Crush Online Pharmacies

By Luke Walker

Backers claim the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act will protect communities from prescription drug abuse. Do you agree? MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 27, 2012

By Luke Walker

Colorado ballot pushes to treat pot like alcohol, Gang violence is less drug-related than previously thought, and Hollow pineapples used in international smuggling. MORE  

Republicans May Have to Mention Drugs in Florida

By Luke Walker

Drug issues will be hard for candidates to duck in a state with huge problems and harsh laws. MORE  

Angelica Cecora Launches De La Hoya Case

By Luke Walker

The Playboy model sues Oscar De La Hoya for holding her against her will after a hotel drug and sex romp. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 26, 2012

By Luke Walker

Zetas now Mexico's biggest cartel, Senate passes strict synthetic drug trafficking laws, and Half of all UK drug dealers avoid jail. MORE  

Fears For Mitt Romney's Family in Mexico

By Luke Walker

The Mexican branch of the Romney clan has reason to hope Mitt doesn't antagonize the cartels. MORE  

Just What Russia Needs: Floods of Whiskey

By Luke Walker

The alcohol-plagued nation's upcoming WTO membership will greatly increase the availability of foreign liquor. MORE  

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The Quick Fix
Mindfulness Can Rewire the Brain of an Addict

Researchers feel that cognitive-behavioral therapy can erase brain patterns that lock addicts into a cycle of abuse.

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Former Drug Smuggling Elephants Kick Opium Habit

Chinese Triads had kept the elephants loyal by hooking them on opium-laced bananas, but sanctuary workers cured them with methadone.

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'Teen Mom 2' Star Allegedly Abusing Painkillers

Leah Messer allegedly joins the likes of Amber Portwood and Jenelle Evans in publicly struggling with substance abuse.

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Director Anton Corbjin Talks Working With Philip Seymour Hoffman

The director described Hoffman as "full of life" while working with the actor on A Most Wanted Man.

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Andy Roddick's Comeback Stymied By Drug Test

The former No. 1 tennis player in the world is furious over a drug testing requirement that won't allow him to compete in the US Open.

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Rehabilitation Directories

The Rehab Review
Cliffside Malibu
 
 
 
 

The “beach-house-relaxed” Cliffside Malibu claims to provide an oasis for recovering addicts and alcoholics. And that’s just what you'll get—if you’ve got the cash.

Morningside Recovery
 
 
 
 

For a “rehab near the beach” experience that isn’t quite as costly as similar SoCal competitors, head to this Newport Beach treatment facility.

AToN Center
 
 
 
 

Whether you’re interested in the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery, or holistic treatments, this luxurious, appealing and commendable 4.5 star (our system doesn't yet show the 1/2 star) San Diego rehab has a program for you. 

Reflections
 
 
 
 

This exclusive Northern California rehab is all about client choice—as well as golf outings, Buddhist field trips and keeping up with the office.

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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